Cardiovascular disease mortality among British asbestos workers (1971–2005)

Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 04/06/2012

Cerebrovascular and IHD mortality was significantly higher among these asbestos workers than in the general population and within the cohort mortality was associated with indicators of asbestos exposure. These findings provide some evidence that occupational exposure to asbestos was associated with cardiovascular disease mortality in this group of workers.

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